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DCA to MSY Route Map

Washington, DC to New Orleans Flights, Stats and Airplanes

Route information for flights from Ronald Reagan Washington National to Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl..

Distance:
968.89 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from DCA to MSY

Airline Carrier

Delta Air Lines
US Airways

Aircraft

Canadair Regional Jet 700
Embraer 170

DCA - Ronald Reagan Washington National Airlines

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MSY - Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airlines

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Interesting Facts About Flights from Washington, DC to New Orleans (DCA to MSY)

  • The shortest flight between DCA and MSY takes about 143 minutes.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Washington and New Orleans from Continental Airlines is the B737-8 built by Boeing with 152 seats.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Washington to New Orleans in 2009 was 78.65%.
  • 124,165 seats were available on flights from DCA to MSY in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 92,955 passengers flew on all flights from DCA to MSY that year.
  • US Airways operated flights from DCA to MSY using 3 types of aircraft in 2009.
  • Republic Airlines, Midwest Airlines, US Airways, Continental Airlines, American Airlines offer flights from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA.
  • There were 92,955 passengers that flew from Washington to New Orleans in 2009.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from DCA to MSY for Midwest Airlines is the EMB-170 built by Embraer with 76 seats.
  • US Airways offers the shortest flight times from Washington to New Orleans.
  • In 2009, there were 5 airline companies operating between Washington and New Orleans.
  • The average flight time from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA takes about 143 minutes.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA in 2009 was American Airlines' MD-80 from Mcdonnell Douglas which started flying in 1990.
  • The newest aircraft servicing DCA to MSY in 2009 was US Airways' EMB-190 from Embraer. The EMB-190 started flying in 2005.
  • Flight #1238, operated by US Airways, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 5 minutes average delay between flights from Washington to New Orleans.
  • The shortest flight distance between Washington and New Orleans is 969 miles.
  • Republic Airlines carried a total of 50,372 passengers from DCA to MSY in 2009.
  • US Airways operates the shortest flights from Washington to New Orleans.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)